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, still nice as it will be cooler with a pleasant outlook, just to be outside. maryland's most powerful doppler radar, we had showers, even lightning strikes across central pa. york and lancaster getting hit with showers this morning. over towards philadelphia is where you'll run into that stuff. we are dry right here south of the border in through maryland. we have ourselves a 79 spot on the thermometer from northeast to edgewood and back towards annapolis. otherwise we are expecting temperatures up to 92. early afternoon, when strong storms will pass through. it's not going to be that bad, but the worse will be done by 2:00 or 3:00 and get clearing into the weekend. right now, let's see if there's any clearing on the traffic side. here is kim brown. >> justin, indeed there is. an earlier accident that we were working in frederick county. the southbound lanes of i-270 past route 85 has been cleared out of the travel lanes. all lanes have been reopened. the crash activity has been moved off to the right shoulder. we are very quiet traffic wise. traffic moving very well, flowing freely.
>>> now on fox 45 morning news. >> we live next door to a maryland state trooper, i guess3 you feel safe. >> a state trooper charggd with possesssng child pornography. what tips off investigaaors and why the trooper turned hiiself in. >> maayland ocial sscurity numbers exposeedon the internet. why safeguards didn't stop the security breach and how to find out if your identity ii safe.ú >>> and place your bets! where thousands f marylanders are expected to lay down their money on table gaaes. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, july 20th. you see the flag there blowing in an ever so slight breeze. all i felt was heat this morniig not so much breeze but we will see if that will be the case throughout the day. gooddmorning, i'm patrice harris. meteorologist steve fe fertig to ú%e us know if we can expect a >> we will get a 5-10-mile-an-hour uuts. >> that is nothing. >> not enough to cool you off. %-last hour in ballimore.y. dropped a degree or two. they will bounce back and start to limb toward the 90-ddgree high that we expecctto get to. to the west garrett county a little bit of ac
. a family company. >>> now, the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate, and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >>> good evening, everyone. we have some bad weather outside. could we get a picture of the harbor cam, the rain is really coming down outside. you can look out the window here, and it's coming down. it's coming down all over our area as there's also a tornado warning right now. i mean, let's take a look at the harbor right there. everything is just covered. those thick, gray clouds out there. foggy, it's nasty. even on the roadways right now. it's also pretty bad, if you go over to 695, it seems to be moving along the beltway. could we get a picture of the beltway there? we can get an idea -- we will get a shot of the beltway there coming newspaper a minute. you can see there from the harbor cam, you can see the big fat rain drops falling down, and it's a mess outside. if you can stay inside, i suggest you stay inside because that rain is coming down for a while, and it's going to come down for a while. we check over with wyatt. are you ready there? >> yeah,
to politicians in the state of maryland to come here? >> this is a huge deal. it, frankly, should be a holiday. because everybody is down here. >> crabs or clams? what are you looking for? >> i'm looking for crabs. >> reporter: governor o'malley, in a tight race for re- election, finds himself in a mob of supportirs. >> cominger-- supporters. >> coming here is one of the rites of summer. it's great to be able to be here with the lieutenant governor and so many friends. and we're excited about this campaign. >> reporter: one of the most interesting things about this event is how the crowds break into groups of caucuses. you have the o'malley group there. and back here, the front runner in the republican governor's race, bob ehrlich. >> most people have no question that you're going to win the eastern shore. but the question on whether or not you can actually get these people motivated to turn out to vote. what do you have to do? >> our folks are really motivated. they've dealt with four years of martin o'malley. martin o'malley is not what they want, on the shores, particularly. >> reporter: go
. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a maryland state trooper finds himself on the wrong side of the lot and facing child pornography charges. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> bruce tucker spent the last eight years on protection detail in the governor's office. he protected bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. we have interviewed mr. tucker on several occasions on stories for traffic safety. he is accused of possession and intent to distribute child pornography. court records show a search of his home revealed over 3000 images involving children involved in sexual activity. many images show the children tied up or partially nude. >> there is no indication that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in any of the images with these children. >> tucker is suspended without pay. he is out on $50,000 bond. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two morgan state university students are among four students charged with sexually assaulting a woman. renard james, dante green, dale lawton, and howard cook smith are all charged with attacking a woman at the mou
if there was a return date on the airline ticket mary purchased for a trip from florida to maryland. they also want to know about any aberration on the number of calls she made to the family home and wanted to know what degree ronald kuntz had in psychology. twice, and jurors in the mary kuntz murder trial in sent questions to the judge. the 60-year-old woman is charged with the june 2009 murder of her estranged husband and the attempted murder of the couple's daughter, kelsey. 66-year-old ronald kuntz was shut -- was shot multiple times at his home. jurors asked for detailed definition of what they call conscious intent. the judge said out of an abundance of caution he gave them the definition of proof of intent. -jurors ask who pays for her psychiatric care if she goes to a mental institution. >> the defense objected to the proof of intent instruction by the judge, saying it was not clear exactly where the jury was in its deliberations. barry simms, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police have identified a man whose body was found outside of northwest baltimore home. a concerned resident called police after f
. still 83 at andrews. 81 down in southern maryland and 81 andrews. -- excuse me, national with upper 60s in the shenandoah rally and 70 in martinsburg and cumberland and the heat index in the low to mid-80s in spots. another blistering day. heat index 105. the heat advisory up to 11:00. code orange air quality and upper 90s by lunchtime. topping off around 101, 102 again. here's angie with the latest traffic. >>> take a look. it is nice and quiet across the viewing area. this is just how we like it. happy wednesday, everybody. move it outside and show you the outer loop from 95 to 270. looking at a clear drive. as we teenage you to route 4, route 5 and 301, we want you to know there are no incidents or accidents to report on those roadways and the beltway in virginia, we want you to know between the wilson bridge and the american legion we are finding drivers are nothing but at speed. no incidents or accidents along the way. if you are traveling on 95 northbound, looks like we are delay free from dumfries up to the springfield interchange. andrea, back to you. >>> if you are seeing us th
" at 11:00. >> well, the heat slowed trains from maryland commuters. marc trains on the camden line forced to slow down. heat caused the track to expand. and that increases the chances of a train derailing. >> all across the state. thermometers hit temperatures we almost never see. chief meteorologist vytas reid is here with a look at how hot it got today and hot how hot it will get tomorrow. >> we're talking about the word being extreme. extreme in our weather as we have seen just about 90 days ago. we were dealing with piles of snow around baltimore. if we have not forgotten, largest snowfall for the winter season for the 2009, 2010 season of 79.9 inches of snowfall. and then a cool raining, short period of time for spring. and now we are seeing this record breaking temperatures. record high today of 105. out at bwi thurgood marshall airport. we're talking about temperatures warming through the day. up to 105. and an r stands for still rising. that was the number we got for a high. and the last record on july, july 6, was 1999. 11 years ago. and then we had 101 on that day. normally our
earlier this morning that came through western maryland, panhandle ofl west virginia and into northern maryland. that's up into southern pennsylvania, near york pennsylvania and continuing to move off to the east. it is up to 87 in washington. the heat is on even with the cloud cover. it has warmed into the mid and upper 80s, not only here but around the bay and the eastern shore. it is in the 80s around the blue ridge and shenandoah valley. over the last 12 hours, we have had this cloud cover coming in in advance of a weak front way out in the midwest. it's going to bring a bit of welcomed relief by the end of the week. for this afternoon, partly sunny, humid, a chance of a passing thunderstorm between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. highs reach the low and mid-90s. a look at the rest of the week and some changes on the way and the weekend as well. that will be coming up in a few minutes. stay tuned. >>> we'll see you in a few minutes. vre is already expanding its new express train service just one day after it started. the new service from fredericksburg to union station ran the inaugural trip ye
>>> heat wave temperatures headed toward triple digits. >> how marylanders are trying to beat the heat and stay safe. >>> hello again. >> here's what people are talking about today. the sweltering heat continues. some are still working outside today like some folks in hamden who are moving. if you're working in the heat, stay hydrated. let's take a look outside. a hazy afternoon with some clouds starting to block that hot sun. mike has more on how people are dealing with this extreme heat. first, we begin with bernadette. >> reporter: good afternoon. the dog days of summer. the second heat wave already this summer, and we have a heat advisory now in effect starting at noon. just went into effect. it will continue through tomorrow at 11:00 at night. that's because this heat is still going to continue. as far as temperatures go, we're up to 99 already, 100 in d.c., 96 in ocean city. when you tactor in that humidity, it already feels like 102. as we head into this evening, our record is 101. we do think we're going break that. >> thank you very much. our weather coverage continue
that is still light on 95, 66, looks good in maryland, across the american legion bridge. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we begin with breaking news from northeast d.c. police are investigating an overnight incident, new video. it is at eastern ave. details are sketchy, but we will keep falling the story. >>> we are turning to our top story. more water problems in potomac, maryland. the mass of water main breaks sent a geysers of water shooting into the sky on wednesday afternoon. they have stopped the leak, but the repair work will take place all morning. we will have reports in a few minutes. >> dangerously high temperatures have claimed two lives in maryland. the death toll is eight. the latest case was a baltimore resident who died earlier this week. this weather is putting stress on power companies. an electric grid operator declared an emergency vet yesterday as the power demand soared. they're urging residents to conserve electricity. numerous outages across the d.c. metro area. last night people along a street in northeast had no lights and no air conditioning. >> my house is a heat box
and treatment programs. >>> before long parents will be thinking about back-to-school shopping and maryland is offering a tax free week. tax free items can't cost more than $100. among clothings not subject to taxes are pants, shirts, shoes and pajamas. >>> lindsay lohan surrendered to the court and began her jail sentence for violating probation. we have the report from outside the press son in los angeles. >> reporter: a crush of cameras and frenzied fans greeted lindsay lohan's entrance at beverly hills court this morning. her arrival at a lynwood jail was a smaller key. >> as with any inmate, ms. lohan was treated just like any other. obviously, this crowd is a little different. >> reporter: this isn't the first time lohan has been at the lynwood sentence. shower served 84 muds for -- minutes for a dwi. this time the sentence is nod -- 90. the 24-year-old apparently consulted with celebrity lawyer robert shapiro just days ago. while many think jail is what the once rising star needs to clean up drug and alcohol problems, her father does not. >> michael spent the day praying for his daug
and that will be the case later this afternoon. the reader is just picking up a few sprinkles across western maryland. this batch of rain will miss us this morning. if we get enough sunshine, that will help to create instability that the atmosphere needs to greet thunderstorms later this afternoon. sunshine today is a bad thing. that means the more likely we will get some strong thunderstorms later on. it will be warm and humid. we put a 40% mark on that. of the storms that do developed, some will be strong to severe. a chance for a shower or thunderstorm tonight with temperatures dropping back into the 70's. very little will change for tomorrow. what is going to change as we head into the weekend is the core of the key to in midwest ohio valley will shift over to the mid atlantic. it will get hotter before it gets better by the time we get into the beginning of next week. low 90's today with a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. heat index will be over 100 on saturday. showers and thunderstorms late saturday and early sunday. we will get some lower the humidity levels and temperature will drop into
degrees. frederick, maryland, 72 degrees off to the east. oweship city, maryland is at 78 degrees at this hour. we do have some mist out there. -- ocean city, maryland is at 78 degrees at this hour. we'll see some clouds build in later on today and those clouds could bring with them a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the latter part of the day. our typical high would be 89 degrees. we will again top that, 93 is what we're looking for downtown. more sunshine in the early part of date than in the latter part of state and a chance of some thunderstorm activity here and there during the course of the afternoon. that is a look at what is happening with the weather. more coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with lauren once again with our traffic. >> we've got a new accident reported as you travel southbound on 95 in virginia. let's head out there. 95 south at lorton, it is right on the exit ramp. you are actually able to get by on the ramp. you can see here we do have police on both sides. you are able to get by in the center of the ramp. not
into western maryland right now. a live look over the capital shows a lot of sunshine. patty afternoon clouds. 76 in arlington, 93 for the high temperature. scattered late-day thunderstorms this afternoon. >>> connecticut avenue is closed between the blunt part metro, 24 st., karen lofton and daughter -- kalorama. there is police activity on connecticut avenue near the bridge that is over the rock creek parkway. things are running very nicely between fedex field and the ikea. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it will be a busy day for lawmakers on capitol hill. the first order of business is a bill to restore unemployment benefits to 2.5 million americans. >> and the democrats will soon have the votes needed to pass the $34 billion bill, is not popular with republicans concerned about the big national debt increasing. now to pamela brown for the latest. >> debate over the senate stalemate is expected to end today. until now, democrats have tried three times to overcome the republican filibuster. the replacement of the late senator robert byrd is expected to be sworn in. that could be the game ch
of maryland and into the mountains. highs into the low 90s. lower humidity for the day tomorrow and more humid again friday and saturday. the hot weather continues into the first part of the weekend. jerry, how's the traffic? >> we're doing pretty well, the drive along 290 northbound, all travel lanes are open, no hangup theres. just watch for the construction barrels. over to ox enhill, maryland and look on the beltway, inner loop is okay, outer loop from 210 to saint barnabus road, heads-up. they should be picking that up about any time. >>> police are trying to figure out who killed a well known art terrori ist from montgomery county and dumped her body. she was restoring paintings for heads of state and famous hollywood celebrities. on monday her family reported her missing after she didn't return to her rockville home. later police found her body wrapped in a blanket in the alley. police did find tire tracks near the scene. a male suspect is being questioned by police. he has not been charged. >> at this point detectives believe they have the suspect in custody responsible for this death.
of maryland. >>> a maryland department human resources employee is on administrative leave accused of posting the social security numbers and other personal information to more than 3,000 clients to the internet. officials are now investigating. if you are a dhr client and you want to find out if your privacy has been compromised, we want to help you out. so go to our website by going to abc2news.com. go to the news tap and click on state. >>> we have a consumer alert for you this morning. it involves checking your freezer. purdue is recalling 91,000 pounds of chicken nuggets. they found small pieces of blue plastic in the nuggets t involved the 1.13-ounce bag of fully cooked chicken nuggets with the best if used by june 9th, 2011. >>> the cap on the well continues to drip. but will it hold under pressure? >>> could 4,000 bathtubs full of mud stop the leak? >>> before you go anywhere, stay with us because justin is here with a look at your morning forecast. >>> we got 77 degrees outside. we have another hot, sticky day and more storms possible this afternoon. as we turn the humidity down we'l
were hard at work this morning in frederick county, maryland. they responded to a call flames at bowers lumber and components just before 6:00 a.m. the lumberyard is located on main street in woodsboro, maryland. it is unclear what sparked the blaze. >>> david cameron is making his first visit to washington since assuming office. questions about the b.p. oil spill and reports the company pressured british petroleum officials to release the lockerbie suspect are expected to overshadow his trip. joel brown has more from the white house. >> reporter: british prime minister cam reason arrived in washington ready for tough discussions. president obama and vice president biden want to talk him to him about the circumstances surrounding the release of this man. , the only person convicted of bombing pan am flight 103 over lockerbie scotland. some reports say that b.p. played a role in winning his freedom. before leaving england, the prime minister told the bbc if he had been in charge last august, he would still be in jail. >> all i know as leader of the opposition i couldn't have been more cl
. the extra clark added today made room called the writers. >>> maryland's highest court is weighing in to stop a casino in anne arundel county. they will go on -- they will hear arguments on whether residents will have a say to build a casino at arundel hills mall. construction could begin soon if the court agrees. >>> police are on a hunt for an ei found the. --iphone thief. the robber asked the victim for directions on the pawn and snatched it and ran. coming up, three months since the oil started spelling in the gulf and some are bringing the plight over the oil spill to capitol hill. we will explain. get ready for fireworks in illinois in a courtroom for the governor gets ready to go under oath. plus, making her way to jail, lindsay lohan starts her time behind bars. will they keep away break anytime soon? adam caske ♪ [ female announcer ] wisk is about to change the way you look at stains forever. discover the power of our stain spectrum technology in the new red bottle of wisk. coming august 2010. [ female announcer ] wisk is about to change the way you look at stains foreve
williams of kensington, maryland, is charged with first-degree murder. he has a bond hearing scheduled today at 1:00 this afternoon. police say he worked in the same warehouse area as miss naimi. she was reported missing sunday by a relative and found dead in the district in northwest the next day. the police will fnot say how sh died. her business partner tells us he lost a good friend and artist. >> i have been involved in a working relationship with her for several years. she has been my day-to-day working companion for the last approximately six months. she was an amazing person and a wonderf wonderful artist and will be surely missed. >> reporter: miss naimi had an extensive rest are may, owned a gallery at one time and worked here to restore art and worked as an art consultant. police in montgomery county will not release a motive. again, that bond hearing is scheduled for 1:00 this afternoon. we will have more for you tonight. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, elaine. >>> some of the passengers on board that united airlines flight that ran into severe turbulence are sharing th
are dealing with record-breaking heat. and it is blanketing maryland. emergency personnel and power companies are ready to respond to any problems on charles street in towson, you can see the heat shimmering in the air, above these construction workers. and outside right now, it is downright stifling, to use a term from denise koch. it is like the breath of the devil. [ laughter ] i love that line. what more can you say to that? wjz is live with first warning weather. mike hellgren with more on how everyone is trying to stay cool. but first, bob turk with new record -- a new record high set just today. bob? >> justice came -- just came in about two seconds ago. our computer hadn't even had a chance to update it. just one second ago, bwi marshall, just got to 105. 105 degrees at the airport. many places at least 100. ocean city, only 88. oakland, a cool 84. and the heat index. however, the dew point, we did drop today. the heat index, this is as of a few minutes ago, was 104. essentially. there's really no heat index with the humidity as low as it is. but easton is up to 106. ocean city feels
. a graduate of the university of maryland. he has a degree in computer science technology. that he worked for a delivery service and had access to customer databases and used that information to select his targets. they say he lived in the neighborhood where the murders happened. they say he is currently in jail held on unrelated federal gun charges, his home was raided last year and 50 guns seized. two nurses, their two teenage daughters, two double murders in the largo neighborhood less than two months apart. now after months and months of investigation, prince george's county police have identified a potential suspect. this is half of the file. 14 binders, records of countless interviews. they're confident about the evidence in this case. >> in our opinion it has been a solid case, it is a solid case. >> reporter: the double-double murders happened in january 2009 and march 2009. detectives anthony shartner, bernie nelson, on this case from the beginning, working nonstop, no vacation, no holidays for them. sources say they have linked this potential suspect to an arson and murder in bo
way. maryland officiall said a person was found dead in baatimore in a home. ú%r temperatureeinside of the home, over 90 ddgrees. and o far this year, eight people in maryland have died because f the heat. that stresses the impprtance of ú%ying to stay cool n weather likk ttis. ú%t keith daniels joins us live3 -fommnorth altimore to tell us from bge.3 >> and a train stopped n thh the passengers n board.ves of karen pprks will joinnus liie showing us what is beiig donn tt keep commuters safe. nursing home in dowwtown baltimore. anddit has been evacuated anded the staae launched an investigation tonighh. jeff abell shows us that the facclity's record is hardly cleen. >> at ravenwwod nurseing andú >> icc cold, ice cold. >> it is moving day. and for many residdnts ittcould not come soon enough. >> very uusett because my sister is in there. >> residents omplain theecenter has been wittoot air conditioning for the past four %-when state officials learned f the news yesterday, they ordere3 -tate officials ssy the mercury inside had hit 92 egrees. >> all heyydid was run ann get
. around the eastern shore it's in the mid-70s mountains of of western maryland, mid-60s this morning. over the past 12 hours, we had the showers passing mainly to the south of washington and those are pulling away. there are still a few lingering showers in northeastern maryland moving to the east. we have another disturbance approaching us later today that may bring us late afternoon and early evening thunderstorms. before that it should be partly cloudy with highs reaching the mid-90s today. remaining steamy tonight and tomorrow. during the day on wednesday, morning lows mid-70s afternoons again into the mid to low 90s. then lower humidity ought move am briefly. highs in the mid-90s both days. >> it's looking pretty good as we get going here. along the 95 corridor, right now fredericksburg all the way up to the beltway and 395, should find all lanes open. let's head to the american legion bridge. authorities are dealing with an accident on the outer loop. single car accident. somebody smacked into the jersey wall. fire and rescue crews are on the scene. volume is so light it's not creati
as tomorrow. all of these areas in northern virginia, the district of columbia, most of maryland, and the eastern shore under this. high, excessive heat advisory. right now the dew points are in the mid 60s to upper 60s. that is rather humid but they're going to get even higher as we get into tomorrow so it's going to be turning more humid. right now in the mountains it's near 80. eastern shore, near 90 degrees there even at the beaches, code orange for unhealthy air quality. this afternoon so reduce outdoor afternoon activity. yes we do get to a hundred and perhaps even 102 or maybe even near the record of 103 this afternoon. details on the end of the week, a break coming our way in a few minutes. >> we'll need it. thank you, tom. finally, some relief for those of you who live in montgomery and prince george's county. the mandatory water restrictions in place for five days have now been lifted. crews fixed a 96-inch water main that was on the brink of breaking. megan mcgrath joins us live from potomac, maryland where the new main is now working. residents are happy about this on
: the sun beat down hard on maryland, during the worst of this heat wave so far. and the pollutants and the hazy air made it unhealthy. several hundred bge customers were without power statewide. one outage temporarily closed the hamilton branch of the enoch pratt free library. but with the flip of that switch, power was back on where bge crews spent the morning working. >> thank you so much. >> in timonium, the baker family's air conditioning went out. but they were able to get it back on. >> it was a little uncomfortable. more for my husband than for me. i'm kind of used to the heat. >> we have been very busy. in the last several weeks, we have been working a lot of overtime. >> reporter: from the harbor to harford county. to north avenue in the city, the heat wave is on, along with the danger. six people have already died this year of heat-related causes. >> it is a slippery slope there from being dehydrated to having heat exhaustion to having heat stroke. and it's important to be ahead of that curve. >> reporter: amtrak has rescue loc motives every 30 to 50 miles along the north
be diminished. i'm lindsey mastis in waldorf, maryland. a 13-year-old boy nearly drown in this pool. dwayne is known as the jokester of the family but when he talked about what happened on july 4th he gets very serious. >> i remember me under water trying to come back up. >> dwayne's family said he was on the kind of the pool and he must have swallowed a lot of water and passed out. no one knows how long he was underwater. family members pulled him out of the pool. melvin and antonio are trained medics. >> they rushed him to the hospital after cpr for seven minutes. >> it is a miracle. >> he is speaking out hoping his story helps other families. >> be careful and don't let the little ones get around the deep end. >> reporter: very good advice. one man is dead and another is in the hospital after a shooting in southeast early this morning. dc police found the first victim, 19-year-old stanley dawson in the 3500 block of 19th street. dawson was taken to the hospital but he died from his injuries. officers found a sec shooting victim on the 3400 block of stanton road. the person was take on th
. not in maryland at this point. we do still have the chance for storms to develop in the next few hours. but hopefully to nothing of yesterday's point. if we could just show the graphic. the heat is still a major factor here. we're at 92 degrees. when you factor in the high humidity, it feels like 108. we will have that forecast for you coming up. >>> baltimore county police arrest a pasadena man for leaving a 5-year-old boy in a locked car. suzanne collins is in the newsroom with more on the suspect and the child's condition. suzanne? >>> mary, 25-year-old hector bedoya hernandez is charged with second-degree child abuse. police were called in sunday morning. a shopper called 911 when she noticed the child inside the locked chevy tahoe. the weather was above 97 degrees. the fire department broke the window and pulled the child out. the child was treated at st. agnes and released to his mother. >> all right, suzanne. thank you. the suspect is out on $25,000 bail. >>> a 5-year-old city boy is recovering today after running into traffic and being hit by a police car. the mark patrol car s
, maryland. police are still investigating this accident. no word on the condition of the two injured passengers. >>> road maintenance over northern virginia has reached a critical point. those are the words of fairfax county officials pushing for more funding from the state. county board chair sent a letter to virginia senator yesterday. he's the majority leader and also a democrat from fairfax county. she said the roads have fallen into disrepair, potholes unfixed. grass unmowed. she said fairfax county will receive less than two grand for secondary road construction over the next two years. >>> metro will fix two broken he le be -- escalatorses. riders have been huffing up and down those 120 steps. the work is a slow process because some parts are no longer availab available. >>> if you're traveling on metro. add extra time. work on the red, yellow and blue lines. new york avenue and brentwood station on the red line. delays between shady grove and twin brook on the blue line delays will be between braddock and van dorn and between brad don't and huntington station on the yellow li
'm trying to say. you don't want to miss that. leonardtown, maryland coming up at 6:00 this morning. are they dealing with a little bit of rain showers in that area too. >> there will be just a little bit down to the south but mainly we will see most of the wet weather kick in late into the course of tonight more than anything else. right now, here is a look at satellite-radar composite. we have the spin going around across the area and just a few showers to our far west but we are looking at a chance of seeing some of that later today but tonight will be our primary time but as far as today is concerned, things are pretty clear out there as far as the skies are concerned so not a whole lot going on. here is a look at your current temperatures. 77degrees at national airport. 77 at baltimore. 76 at dulles and 78 degrees this hour already at winchester. and for today, we are still talking humid conditions. thunderstorms by tonight. late this afternoon, by tonight is what we're talking about. mainly, i think it will fob the majority of our area, it will be like after midnight more than
heat is responsible for death tonight. maryland officials say there are two more heat-related illnesses in the state. one died this week. the other died in june. both had serious underlying conditions and were found inside their homes without air conditioning. some relief tonight from the heat as there was a slight drop in temperatures. a live look outside now shows clouds moving in, as well as a chance of thunderstorms. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk is tracking live doppler radar. >>> a lot of shower activity going on. take a look at radar. all across the western areas of our region. a lot of showers showers and storms. all moving slowly off to the east. hopefully we'll get some of this activity late tonight. right now, northeast of us, a few light, pop-up showers, and down to the southeast of the baltimore region. a nice little batch of thundershowers. route 50 between salisbury vienna and cambridge. and we're looking forward to this. moving into our region late tonight. we hope to get at least a pretty good dose of rain into tomorrow morning. some areas co
of these counties in orange, still under an excessish heat advisory. most of maryland, western maryland and west virginia mid-70s. we can blame this area of high pressure that will give us another day with extreme heat with high s reaching 100 degree. today we may have had a record day for washington. steaming humidity tomorrow friday and saturday. and a chance of some much-needed rain as well. highs in the mid-90s tomorrow. near 90 on friday and again on saturday. let's check traffic jerry. how are we doing. >> good morning, everyone. we're doing pretty well. had a long holiday weekend and a break from the road work. crews went back at it last night. on the maryland side over near route 4 and 5. 14th street bridge doing all right. let's head over to maryland. over the beltway, kenilworth avenue, both the inner loop and outer loop appear to be doing okay. joe and eun? >> the extreme heat isn't just taking a toll on the people, it includes power lines to the metro track. >> slow, hot. a lot of people complaining. >> reporter: some of them are on this red line metro train during tuesday's rush hou
on their businesses. we are live in maryland, jay korff come abc7 news. >> thank you, jay. >>> she used to be living the high life, but tonight actress lindsay lohan was forced to trade it all for a prison cell. >> after leaving a beverly hills courtroom in full view of cameras, and on marked police vehicle and drove lindsay lohan behind closed doors to a jail to begin her sentence. >> she has been extremely cooperative. everything is going smoothly. >> she arrived 10 minutes late to a beverly hills court room where she turned herself in. the judge ordered carries off as lohan was put into handcuffs. her mother was emotional. the attorney was back at her side after famed -- famed attorney robert shapiro quit the case one night before. >> she is resolute. she is doing this. >> lindsay's father held up a sign. >> she was stripped searched and psychologically evaluated. she will be segregated from other inmates for her own protection. she can only leave for one hour per day. >> inmates can be out of their cell into a recreation room. she will not be able to do that. >> she is not expected to fulfill he
... to move maryland forward. >>> good morning, maryland. 7:24. we're looking at maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we actually are lining up hefty rains on 83 in in yoant county cxsgglue o. hereford zone, it will be slow. it looks like it's redeveloping across parkton and north across middletown road to jarrettsville. and still rain in hunt valley. light showers towson, top side of the beltway, in response to storms that were pushing through the last couple of hours. big flareup of thunder and lightning in the poconos. showers passed through glen burnie and eastern shore overnight. winds already eeched over 45, 50 -- reached over 45, 50 miles per hour and today we could have the same deal. in fact these showers from the mountains, we'll watch for the possibility of reaching us after 9:00. 75 baltimore. 77 easton. humidity makes it upper 70s to lower 80s. the atmosphere is prime for more storms mid-afternoon through to the evening. any storms have the slight possibility of reaching severe limits, that means winds over 60 miles per hour, perhaps even large hail over one inch in diamet
of water main breaks in did d.c., maryland and virginia that has left many with limited water service in the heat wave. the latest break happened in it arlington around 10:00 this morning at the intersection of second street and courthouse road. it left several customers in the immediate area without water. traffic has also been slowed. crews were hoping to have the pipes fixed by early this evening, but they say problems with the pipe valves could hold up those repairs. >>> repairs have wrapped up on a main located in the 2700 block 6 pennsylvania avenue. it left 200 customers without water this morning including a nearby firehouse. the pipe is now fixed and water has been restored to the area. >>> there is a chance of thunderstorms tonight and a possible wet weekend, too. >> veronica johnson is standing by and tells us what we can expect as we head right into the weekend. >> i don't think we'll have any widespread severe weather across the area, but we could have one or two cells that put down high winds through the area. and of course we need the rain. so we'll take it in the form
these counties under an excessive heat advisory. the district of columbia and all of maryland. this is the zone where we could have heat-related illnesses if precautions north taken. this is the current heat index, the combination of temperature and humidity feels like 101 in washington. elsewhere, in the mid and upper 90s throughout much of virginia and the eastern shore. this large area of high pressure that's been responsible for this high heat is drifting to our south and things should cool down a bit tomorrow. this afternoon, up around 100 degrees. heat index near 105. details on that break coming our way. we'll look at that the rest of the week and the weekend in a few minutes. >> definitely looking forward to that break, tom. >>> some residents in the district and surrounding suburbs woke up to dark homes. there are still hundreds without power. outage expanded overnight in northeast d.c. so many people wanting to cool their homes. the power company says underground power lines are being overwhelmed. news 4 tracy wilkins has more from northeast. >> pepco spokesman say they are still look
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side lane in derwood, maryland. police are still investigating this accident. no word on the condition of the two injured passengers. >>> road maintenance in northern virginia has reached a quote crisis point. those are the words of fairfax county officials pushing for more funding from the state. county board chair sent a letter to virginia senator yesterday. the majority leader the. also a democrat from fairfax county. she said the roads have fallen into disrepair, potholes is unfixed, grass is unmowed. she said fairfax county will receive less than two grand over the next six years for secondary road construction. >>> metro crews still trying to fix those broken escalators at the dupont circle stop. only two are still out of service. on wednesday four were out. riders have been huffing up and down those 120 steps. metro said repair work is a slow process because some of the parts are no longer available and have to be custom made. >>> if you're riding metro this weekend you want to add some time to your trip, there will be work on the red, yellow and blue lines. on the red line dela
york's jones beach down to ocean city maryland, you could barely see the sand for the umbrellas as people flocked to the shore to cool off. throughout the northeast, they're bracing for even higher temperatures as the week moves on. bill karins will have more for us on that in just a few moments. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in iowa, tragedy struck a fourth of july parade when two horses pulling a wagon were spooked and started galloping out of control. the run away steed dragged them for a six block stretch. sadly a 60-year-old woman was killed and at least 23 were injured. >>> in tennessee, flames lit up the night sky after one town's independence day celebration. moments after a fourth of july fireworks finale, an abandoned building burt into flames. it took fire crews hours to get the flames under control. officials say the fire started in a wire box on the roof. and have not said if the fireworks contributed to the blaze. >>> in michigan, a husband and wife spate their way to top honest are ors for the second year in a row.
are in the 70s, mid-70s right now. 76 reagan national and baltimore. 75 in southern maryland. easton 75. same with easton and culpeper. 80 degrees at 9:00, could be a sprinkle and this afternoon a few thunderstorms and highs between 90 and 95 with the drive home temperature 93 degrees. angie has too much to tell you at this hour. >> too much too early. we will get to at this time. it is all stuff you need to know. it is in the silver hill area. northbound silver hill road, blocked all lanes at route 4. take brooks drive over to route 4. so you have an alternate. can't access the ramp to 29 colesville road. notice here at university we have police activity on the shoulder taking away the right lane. route 7, route 50, braddock you are okay. same on 395 northbound. it is crossing the 14th street bridge you want to watch for the traffic pattern. one hour drive is what we are tracking from 95 northbound from fredericksburg to the springfield interchange. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we begin with a developing story we have been following all morning long. a los angeles-bound plane that took off
store in buoy, maryland, around 9:00 this morning. he went to the downer and yelled at the clerk to hand over the money. the suspect then fired a gunshot into the air. the clerk gave up the cash and the suspect ran out the door and down the street. a few customers were in the store at the time but no one was hurt. >>> the national transportation safety board is now investigating that emergency landing that injured 20 passengers. the united airlines flight left dulles airport yesterday evening about 5:30 for l.a.x. but hit a lot ofture sglens land in the denver. passengers and crew member were injured, mostly with back and neck injuries. one woman was thrown from her seat. even left a crack on the plane where she hit the side of the cabin. we caught one passengers when they eventually arrived in los angel angeles. >> it felt like i had gone down an elevator shaft, hit the bottom and came back up. >> it was a big drop and all the wine glasses and everything went flying. there was drink all over the ceiling. people, and i guess some people might have not put their seatbelt on because that's
and other personal information. >> beth, thank you. >>> police in frederick, maryland, are showing off these drugs and guns that they seized in a bust. an officer stopped a car for traffic violation and says a person in the car took off with a duffel bag. investigators say they searched the car and found ten pounds of marijuana, 380-grams of cocaine and two handguns. they arrested two georgia men, including one they say ran away from the car. >>> a witness helped to lead police to three bank robbery suspects in anne arundel county. they are charged with robbing the td bank on saturday in glen burnie. investigators say a man handed the teller a hold up note. the witness followed the suspect car and soon after officers arrested the suspects. >>> a two-year investigation is shedding light on the security system. the "washington post" published a report on the bureaucracy and it is raising plenty of concerns tonight. jennifer davis has the story. >> reporter: the september 11 september 11th terror attacks sparked the creation of a u.s. intelligence network. so large, unwieldy and secretive
maryland did report its 8th heat-related death. they're keeping track of the deaths. >> we're using it now to help us monitor around the state. visits to the emergency room that are heat-related. obviously any death associated with the heat is one too many. >> a few more notes on the heat. there are 390 people without power. across the state from bge. cooling centers are open across the region. there are continuing marc delays. but the mta has extended hours for the call center. and buses on standby, in case of extreme delays. and for the last night, tonight, only, the city pools are open extended hours. a good way to cool off. reporting live in northwest baltimore, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, mike. thank you. >>> remember, wjz is always on. for a full list of those cooling centers, live doppler radar, and instant updates on the forecast, log onto wjz.com. >>> a verdict in the trial of a baltimore county woman, accused in hay gruesome killing -- a gruesome killing. the jury decides mary koontz knew what she was doing when she murdered her estranged husband and tried t
in ocean city and even western maryland not much of a break there. cumberland 72. we are all in the 70s with the cool spot being manassas and gaithersburg at 72. it is 73 reston, steriling and leesburg. columbia is 75 in howard county. college park, good morning to you, 77 our friend in crofton at 75 and brandywine at 73. winds are out of the south. fairly light. though national is 7 miles an hour and the dew.is a muggy 70 degrees. helping to fire off the showers and storms. you see them to the west in southern west virginia. they are going to shootout of us. but later this morning in to the afternoon we will have some showers and storms pushing through. scattered about the region. won't be raining everywhere. won't be raining constantly by one of those things you have to watch. tomorrow looks like a dry day. in the tropics, watching this tropical wave. this could develop in to colin in the next few days or so. this could go through the bahamas as a tropical storm or moderate to strong tropical storm on friday morning approaching florida. as far as louisiana. for us the heat is the big
heads to poolesville, maryland this friday. if you're in the area, stop by and say hello and of course tune in for all the hometown action right here on fox a friday morning.  there's oil out there we've got to capture. my job is to hunt it down. i'm fred lemond, and i'm in charge of bp's efforts to remove oil from these waters. bp has taken full responsibility for the cleanup and that includes keeping you informed. every morning, over 50 spotter planes and helicopters take off and search for the oil. we use satellite images, infrared and thermal photography to map and target the oil. then, the boats go to work. almost 6,000 vessels. these are thousands of local shrimp and fishing boats organized into task forces and strike teams. plus, specialized skimmers from around the world. we've skimmed over 27 million gallons of oil/water mixture and removed millions more with other methods. we've set out more than 8 million feet of boom to protect the shoreline. i grew up on the gulf coast and i love these waters. we can't keep all the oil from coming ashore, but i'm gonna do everything i can
. >> wisdom martin in the newsroom. thank you for that. >>> developing in maryland tonight. day two of water woes across prince george's county and montgomery county. all because of this. a faulty 96-inch water main in potomac. nearly two million customers still under mandatory wrn bans tonight to -- water bans tonight to make sure there is enough water to go around. >> reporter: wssc says its crews will be working for the next couple of days. first to drain this pipe and then to repair it. they say until they're able to do that, they really need their 1.8 million customers to cut back and conserve on their water uses. right now they say not enough people are doing that. 4th of july is all about the water but with handtory water -- mandatory water restrictions for all customers right now that is taking on a whole new meaning, especially at places like the east gate swim and tennis pool. >> we definitely cut down the amount of water we use. we're definitely -- they asked us to cut down. i think we cut it down at least a third. >> reporter: the pool manager says if she hadn't read about the co
. >>> maryland's gamble on slots is in the hands of voters. anne arundel county residents have a right to decide whether a proposed casino will be built there. the planned casino near hanover, may not go forward if voters don't approve zoning. if voters give a thumbs up they would have 4,750 slot machines. >>> a bank robber with a romantic side. >>> you may think your electric bill is too high. marge what the gay lord hotel at national harbor pay every month. not as much as you might think. >>> a woman gets hit by lightning while at work. >>> coming up at 4:45, we go along with montgomery county officers on the prowl for pot plants. >>> a bank robber in new york city decided to say it with flowers. he came into the bank of manhattan armed with a bouquet. he pulled a card out of the flowers. instead of a sweet sentiment it said don't be a heroes and demands '50s and 100s. he ran off with the crash. >>> a missouri woman is recovering after being struck by lightning. tina ryan works for the parks service. one colleague whose feet were reportedly hanging out of a truck suddenly cried out. >> the gir
refinanced. some have poor credit or no down payment or equity. another winning move for maryland's hotel industry. jane king has that story and more in the bloomberg business report. >> a special focus on montgomery county. they are offered over $100 million in municipal and build america bonds. montgomery has been losing tax revenue during the recession. moody's said they may lower the counties credit rating. beckham making it harder for the county to borrow money. they a formidable economic base. stocks were climbing higher yesterday. investigators -- investors will see their profit growth. shares rose yesterday. but now business is not growing like they had expected. yearly profits may disappoint investors. chesapeake lodging shares were higher yesterday. there by a hotel for over $77 million. chesapeake expects marriott to increase their overall income next year. that deal should close within 30 days. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> actress lindsay lohan would not be attending any award shows our party is for award shows three months. she will be in jail. she did not meet the t
doppler radar in maryland. it's heading through central baltimore. the expressway could be getting wet. a little heavier shower pushing across the central sections of the city. it looks like we have another spot of showers just randallstown. we will watch this push through the area. there is more down southern maryland. the wide view indicates that we are looking at a very charged atmosphere with a good chance of storms especially this afternoon. 77 is the current temperature reading but the heat index into the lower 80s. definitely going to be a sticky and uncomfortable day. we're making another run for the 90s. 93 is the 2-degree guarantee but the humidity will make it feel like 100. some strong storms firing up this afternoon and this evening. taking you to the west and westminster, 92. good chance of strong thunderstorms. you need the rain for the farms and eastern shore, you and will get the showers and storms making it to about 94 in easton. look at the heat wave, 95 dropping the humidity a bit tomorrow. 97 on friday. and 99 on saturday, could reach 100 in some back yards. here i
. >>> 78 degrees in laurel, maryland. here is a nut -- nice shot of the sunrise. it is uncomfortable in terms of the humidity. the heat has been high the last couple of days but the humidity is higher while the temperature will go down a little bit. we are on our way to 93 thanks so much. more on your thursday outlook a little later on in the show. robin? >> all right, marysol. thank you. >>> now, to the lebron watch. basketball superstar, lebron james, will announce tonight where he will play next season. he will do it live on espn. the 25-year-old known as king james has been the subject of much speculation. mike greenberg of espn radio's "mike and mike in the morning" will help us dive into this. on your program, you said. it's going to be on espn tonight, this big announcement. what's the latest you're hearing, greeny? >> all signs seem to be pointing to miami. yesterday, they put together two great players. dwyane wade, who has been there for several years. and another, chris bosh, agreed to play with him. if they put that group together with lebron james, they would immediately
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